more firmly everywhere, and may the blessing of the Omnipo¬
tent Master Builder of all the World be upon the beloved
Prince Hall Grand Lodge, and let it blossom and prosper to
the honor and strengthening of our association, and to the
rejoicing of the entire Masonic Fraternity.
I close with the wishes and the hope that your Lodge may
at all times be and remain a garden of genuine and true
humanity, active spiritual life, and aspiration.
In faithful love and reverence,
Yours most respectfully,
Hamburg, Sept. 29, 1884.
Lewis Hayden, Boston State House.
Fraternal congratulation for the centennial.
We herewith acknowledge the receipt of a communication,
transmitting the officers of the Grand Lodge "Alpina,"
(Suisse), and the transfer from Berne to Winterthur of the
offices of Grand Master and Grand Secretary, and the follow¬
ing letter accompanying the above : —
Dear Brethren, — Hereby I forward to you the letter of
Grand Lodge " Alpina," hoping to hear from you soon, and
to receive your printed proceedings.
Most fraternally yours,
J. G. FINDEL.
The following exchange of telegrams occurred between the
Most Worshipful Grand Master Brother S. Roger Watts, of
the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, District of Columbia, and
Brother Thomas Thomas, Most Worshipful Grand Master,
Prince Hall Grand Lodge: —